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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

Delaware Academy of Science
www.ironhill-museum.org
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, Delaware 19702
www.IHMBC.Org

Course
Description
Scouts will learn all about soil with an emphasis on the soils of Delaware. Soil and Water Conservation is one of the elective merit badges for the World Conservation Award for Boy Scouts, and one of the elective merit badges for the William T. Homaday awards for Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts.
Who can
participate?
Current members of the Boy Scouts of America. Registration limited to 15 scouts.
Dates &
Location
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CostProgram fee of $10.00 per scout. Non-refundable
helpful
Preparation
Scouts should bring blue card signed by their Scoutmaster to the session.
Scouts should read and bring the following to the session:
1) Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge pamphlet, 2008 edition.
2) Printed copy of the Soil & Water conservation workbook to fill-in during class.
3) Completed requirement #7a or 7b or 7c or 7e or 7f as a prerequisite.
CounselorCherie Keenan
Online
Registration
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the workshop.
AttireScouts will be indoors and outdoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Snacks and a water bottle if desired.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and siblings are welcome if they do not impact the program. Sometimes, parents can assist the Counselor. Museum entrance fees may apply for parents and siblings who remain in the Museum as site visitors.
WeatherIn the unlikely event that a program is canceled, scouts will be notified.
Resources Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2008
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Soil_and_Water_Conservation
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/4/49/Soil_and_Water_Conservation.pdf
Questions Program: Counselor Cherie Keenan, (302) 894-8122 or ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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Revised: 12/23/12